Persistent Drought in Ethiopia an Example of Climate Change, Experts Say
GODE, ETHIOPIA — Drought is not new to the Horn of Africa, but experts say the record one killing crops and cattle across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia has underscored the increasing frequency of drought due to climate change. In Ethiopia, the U.N.’s World Food Program is not just feeding those affected but also working to help drought-proof communities for the longer term. Videographer/video editor: Michele Spatari.
South African Flood Victims’ Shelters Damaged by More Rains
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA — Flood victims in South Africa’s port city of Durban had yet to recover from last month’s historic rain when another storm hit this weekend. Victims and experts say it is a signal that better urban planning is needed to protect residents and their livelihoods from future extreme weather.Videographer/video editor: Zaheer Cassim.